Syria

February 10, 2002

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The Saudi LAM Company recently signed a memorandum of understanding With the state-owned China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to build a 3,000-kilometer railway line linking the east and w

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Pepsi Cola’s latest product, the citrus flavored Mountain Dew, will be launched in the Saudi market this week. It is the company’s first core brand addition in 25 years and Pepsi’s fastest growing bra

February 9, 2002

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Management of the Syrian Ministry of Culture’s National Theater has set plans for its shows during the 2002 season. The plan includes portraying a number of local and Arab plays.

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Palestinian director Michael Khalifi will participate as a jury member of the 24th session of the International Contest for Ethnographic and Social Film Festival in Paris.

February 7, 2002

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Lebanon's president Emile Lahoud praised on Wednesday the level of cooperation with Syria in the field of tourism.   A statement by the Lebanese presi

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Algerian Prime Minister Ali Benflis said on Wednesday that parliamentary elections would be conducted as scheduled, before next June.

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Al-Bawaba has learnt from sources close to the Syrian Presidential Palace and from reliable contacts in London, that the report about the untimely dea

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The United States cannot prove that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat personally ordered or knew about the shipment of Iranian arms seized by Israel, S

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance and Industry and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Pr

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Officials from the Japanese International Cooperation Bank are expected to visit Damascus in the middle of February, reported Al-Hayat . Japanese guests will meet Syrian officials to finalize a $70 m

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Morocco intends to organize a Pharmaceuticals Fair in Baghdad by the end of February, reported Al-Hayat . Moroccan officials, doctors and pharmacists will appear at the exhibition. Morocco is also con

February 6, 2002

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An article in a Damascus newspaper charged the United States with preventing merchant ships from entering Syrian ports.

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Grave mourning encompasses the Syrian Presidential palace, due to the untimely death of the young baby boy of President Bashar Al Assad and his Britis

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak warned Tuesday that the political disappearance of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat would cause "chaos" throughout th

February 5, 2002

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A specialized source reported that 26 Tunisian enterprises will be privatized in 2002. Of these enterprises, 16 companies will be privatized by selling their assets and governmental capital share hold